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Bomb vs. Packet — What's the Difference?

Bomb vs. Packet — What's the Difference?

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Bomb

A bomb is an explosive weapon that uses the exothermic reaction of an explosive material to provide an extremely sudden and violent release of energy. Detonations inflict damage principally through ground- and atmosphere-transmitted mechanical stress, the impact and penetration of pressure-driven projectiles, pressure damage, and explosion-generated effects.
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Packet

A small pouch, often consisting of two plastic or foil sheets sealed at the edges, used to distribute single portions of products in the form of liquids, powders, or small pieces
A ketchup packet.
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Bomb

An explosive weapon detonated by impact, proximity to an object, a timing mechanism, or other means.
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Packet

A small package or bundle
Sent me a packet of newspaper clippings.
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Bomb

An atomic or nuclear bomb. Used with the.
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Packet

(Informal) A sizable sum of money.
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Bomb

Any of various weapons detonated to release destructive material, such as smoke or gas.
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Packet

A boat or ship, usually a coastal or river steamer, that plies a regular route and carries passengers, freight, and mail.
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Bomb

A container capable of withstanding high internal pressure.
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Packet

A short block of data transmitted in a packet-switching network.
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Bomb

A vessel for storing compressed gas.
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Packet

A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel
Don't throw the crisp packet on the floor!
A packet of letters
A packet of biscuits
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Bomb

A portable, manually operated container that ejects a spray, foam, or gas under pressure.
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Packet

(nautical) Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat. Packet boat, ship, vessel (Wikipedia).
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Bomb

(Football) A long forward pass.
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Packet

(botany) A specimen envelope containing small, dried plants or containing parts of plants when attached to a larger sheet.
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Bomb

(Geology) A lump of lava that has been violently ejected from a volcano and has solidified while in the air.
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Packet

(networking) A small fragment of data as transmitted on some types of network, notably Ethernet networks (Wikipedia).
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Bomb

(Slang) A dismal failure; a fiasco.
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Packet

(South Africa) A plastic bag.
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Bomb

(Slang) An old car.
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Packet

(slang) package
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Bomb

(Slang) One that is excellent or superior. Used with the.
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Packet

(informal) A large amount of money.
It'll cost a packet to fix this.
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Bomb

A large amount of money.
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Packet

(transitive) To make up into a packet or bundle.
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Bomb

A great success.
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Packet

(transitive) To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
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Bomb

To attack, damage, or destroy with or as if with bombs.
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Packet

(intransitive) To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.
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Bomb

To drop a bomb or bombs.
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Packet

To subject to a denial-of-service attack in which a large number of data packets are sent.
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Bomb

(Slang) To fail miserably
The play bombed.
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Packet

A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters.
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Bomb

(Slang) To paint a graffito.
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Packet

Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat.
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Bomb

An explosive device used or intended as a weapon, (especially) one dropped from an aircraft.
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Packet

To make up into a packet or bundle.
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Bomb

The atomic bomb.
During the Cold War, everyone worried about the bomb sometimes.
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Packet

To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
Her husbandWas packeted to France.
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Bomb

(figurative) Events or conditions that have a speedy destructive effect.
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Packet

To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.
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Bomb

(archaic) A mortar shell.
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Packet

A collection of things wrapped or boxed together
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Bomb

Ellipsis of bomb ship
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Packet

(computer science) a message or message fragment
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Bomb

(colloquial) Any explosive charge.
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Packet

A small package or bundle
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Bomb

(slang) A failure; an unpopular commercial product.
Box-office bomb
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Packet

A boat for carrying mail
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Bomb

A car in poor condition.
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Bomb

A large amount of money.
Make a bomb
Cost a bomb
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Bomb

(social) Something highly effective or attractive.
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Bomb

A success; the bomb.
Our fabulous new crumpets have been selling like a bomb.
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Bomb

A very attractive woman.
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Bomb

An action or statement that causes a strong reaction.
It was an ordinary speech, until the president dropped a bomb: he would be retiring for medical reasons.
Normally very controlled, he dropped the F-bomb and cursed the paparazzi.
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Bomb

A long forward pass.
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Bomb

A high kick that sends the ball relatively straight up so players can get under it before it comes down.
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Bomb

A throw into the basket from a considerable distance.
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Bomb

A cyclone whose central pressure drops at an average rate of at least one millibar per hour for at least 24 hours.
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Bomb

(chemistry) A heavy-walled container designed to permit chemical reactions under high pressure.
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Bomb

(obsolete) A great booming noise; a hollow sound.
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Bomb

(slang) A woman’s breast.
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Bomb

(professional wrestling) A professional wrestling throw in which an opponent is lifted and then slammed back-first down to the mat.
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Bomb

(slang) A recreational drug ground up, wrapped, and swallowed.
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Bomb

(colloquial) An act of jumping into water while keeping one's arms and legs tucked into the body, as in a squatting position, to maximize splashing.
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Bomb

To attack using one or more bombs; to bombard.
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Bomb

To attack or annoy in the manner of a bombing.
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Bomb

(informal)
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Bomb

To jump into water in a squatting position, with the arms wrapped around the legs.
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Bomb

To add an excessive amount of chlorine to a pool when it has not been maintained properly.
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Bomb

(especially with along, down, up etc.) To move at high speed.
I was bombing down the road on my motorbike.
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Bomb

(slang)
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Bomb

(reflexive) To make oneself drunk.
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Bomb

To cover an area in many graffiti tags.
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Bomb

(ambitransitive) To fail dismally.
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Bomb

To crash.
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Bomb

(obsolete) To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound.
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Bomb

(slang) Great, awesome.
Have you tried the new tacos from that restaurant? They're pretty bomb!
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Bomb

A great noise; a hollow sound.
A pillar of iron . . . which if you had struck, would make . . . a great bomb in the chamber beneath.
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Bomb

A shell; esp. a spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See Shell.
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Bomb

A bomb ketch.
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Bomb

To bombard.
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Bomb

To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound.
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Bomb

An explosive device fused to denote under specific conditions
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Bomb

Strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
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Bomb

An event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual;
The first experiment was a real turkey
The meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned
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Bomb

Throw bombs at or attack with bombs;
The Americans bombed Dresden
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Bomb

Fail to get a passing grade;
She studied hard but failed nevertheless
Did I fail the test?
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